[erlang-questions] load balancing

Roberto Ostinelli <>
Sun Dec 28 11:00:56 CET 2014


Thank you all for the great feedback.
I've decided to go for now with the HAProxy solution and heavily benchmark,
inventing a more custom protocol.

Best,
r.

On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 5:59 AM, Felix Gallo <> wrote:

> haproxy is really, really excellent at load balancing and providing HA
> switchover.  It has a number of modes, can do weighting, heartbeats, has a
> vibrant community, and is incredibly stable.  Before you write your own,
> I'd try that.
>
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 8:11 PM, Max Lapshin <>
> wrote:
>
>> >  Implement a protocol that a client has to first ask to which server
>> to connect to, and then go for it
>>
>> It is the best one if you can add it:
>>
>> 1) it doesn't have DNS lag
>> 2) it doesn't require such SPOF like HAProxy
>> 3) you will have problem how to design resolver, but it will be simpler
>> and it is possible to do it reliable and scalable.
>>
>>
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